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Alliance for Justice.org
National association of over 100 orgs committed to progressive values and creation of an equitable, just, and free society. Works to ensure that federal judiciary advances core constitutional values, preserves human rights...
Jobs include internships and permanent positions.
Offices in Washington, DC, and Oakland, CA.

American Psychological Association
About APA for students includes career information.
Reputable source for information, recommended by the Psychology Department at Virginia Tech.

American Society on Aging
Information for students and emerging professionals.

AmeriCorps VISTA (.gov)
AmeriCorps administers VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America); part of the Corporation for National Service.

Ashoka.org
International development, human rights, environment, health, economic development.

Be a Social Worker.org
Discover social work.
Quiz: what type of social worker will you be?

Careers.SocialWorkers.org
Social work career center. Career information. Explore the profession. Jobs.

Care.com
Find or offer services as a babysitter, nanny, pet sitter, tutor, senior care provider.

Children's Defense Fund
Jobs and internships. About 70 undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates intern in the Washington, DC, office each year. Everyone with a strong interest in child advocacy encouraged to apply.

Chronicle of Philanthropy.com
Jobs includes career advice and info.
22 fields: from advocacy to arts to environment to health to research to youth.
Position types: executive, fund raising, program, administrative.

Corporation for National and Community Service.gov
Administers Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, Learn and Serve America programs.
Find a volunteer opportunity.
Careers includes current vacancies and internships.

DC Internships.org
Programs include: Legal Studies, Philanthropy and Voluntary Service, Business and Governmental Affairs, Public Policy and Economics, Political Journalism and Communications, International Affairs and Economics.

DevEx.com
International aid and development.
Jobs and career information.

Essential.org
Encouraging citizen activism.

Fund For The Public Interest.org
Work for equal rights, public health, a greener environment and more.
Summer jobs and career opportunities for college graduates.

Gerontology career opportunities
Virginia Tech Center for Gerontology

Gerontology: Careers in Aging
VCU Department of Gerontology assembled these resources.

Global Service Corps.org (GSC)
Volunteer, internship, fellowship, work, teach abroad; Africa and Asia; primary project areas are environment, health, education.

Habitat for Humanity
Get involved > volunteering, locally and internationally. Jobs also include salaried (many are for develoment/fundraising officers) and hourly wage positions.

Herbert Scoville, Jr. Peace Fellowship
Established in 1987. Highly competitve national fellowship program for college graduates; gain Washington perspective on key issues of peace and security.
Six- to nine-month fellowship with stipend; serve as full-time junior staff members at participating organizations of their choice.

Idealist.org
Guide to non-profits; lists jobs and internships in the U.S. and worldwide.

Institute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service
Washington DC summer internship, while living and taking courses. Affiliated with DCinternships.org, a.k.a. Live, Learn, Intern.

Legacy International.org
Global Youth Village is one of their programs.
See Get Involved > Employment & internships

Mountain Institute.org
Established in 1972 in West Virginia. Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Domestic and international programs for sustainable economic development, conservation of mountain environments, support for mountain cultures.
See employment for jobs and internships.

National Association of Social Workers.org
Resources > Student Center, with career information.
Practice & Professional Development > Find a social work job takes you to Careers.SocialWorkers.org, which is listed on this page.

NetImpact.org
Student and professionals creating social and environmental change.
Career Center has advice, resources, jobs.

Oxfam America Student Leadership: the CHANGE initiative

Peace Corps.org
Complete information about applying and benefits of service.
Peace Corps office at Virginia Tech

Psychology Career Center | All Psychology Careers.com
Explore careers: psychologists, counselors, social work fields, therapists.
Licensure information re psychologists, counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists.

Social Service.com
Job listings.

Social Work Job Bank.com
Job listings, career articles.

Social work careers on sociology degree programs.com
Career information and outlook on social work careers, including: Case Manager, Child Protective Services, Clinical Social Worker, Crisis Worker, Family Therapist, Hospice Worker, Medical Social Worker, Nursing Home Director, Play Therapist, Recreation Specialist, School Social Worker, Social Worker, Victim Advocate, Volunteer Coordinator.

Sociology Career Center on sociology degree programs.org
Career information on occupations including community organizer, counselor, demographer, gerontologist, public policy analyst, urban planner, and many more.

Students Helping Honduras.org
Student-founded organization.
Plans organized service trips for volunteers.
Chapters at many colleges and universities.

Virginia Amateur Sports.org Roanoke, Va.
Internships in marketing/event mgt., operations, games.

VISTA, part of AmeriCorps.gov
AmeriCorps administers VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America); part of the Corporation for National Service.

Women's Center at Virginia Tech
> work-study, internships, field study, volunteering

Current opportunities listed.

Federal and state government resources

 

Guidance and resources for federal government employment.

Interested in a particular government agency?
Full list: A-Z index of U.S. government departments and agencies on USA.gov

U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

U.S. Dept. of State
See Careers Representing America.
See Opportunities for student programs such as internships, fellowships, etc.

Virginia.gov: Agency search to view all.

Virginia Tech departments, offices, organizations

 

Why this list is here:
Many academic departments and colleges provide career-related information, services and events; some post jobs/internships for students.
Full list: academic departments, by college, at Virginia Tech

Appalachian Studies Program at Virginia Tech
In Department of Religion and Culture, in College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Asian Area Studies Minor at Virginia Tech
In Department of Religion and Culture, in College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Education Abroad office at Virginia Tech
In Office of International Research, Education and Development

Human Development Department at Virginia Tech
In College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

International Studies Program at Virginia Tech
In College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Peace Corps office at Virginia Tech
In Office of International Research, Education and Development

Public & International Affairs, School of, at Virginia Tech

Religion and Culture Department at Virginia Tech
In College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Sociology Department at Virginia Tech
In College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Urban Affairs & Planning Department at Virginia Tech
In School of Public and International Affairs, in College of Architecture and Urban Studies

 

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